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What does "sketchy" mean?

Vocabulary Word: sketchy

1. 定義 (adj.) strange, weird, suspicious, uncomfortable

範例 That park is kind of sketchy. There are all these weird people hanging out there.

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2. 定義 (adj.) scary; unsafe

範例 We were in a sketchy situation when our car broke down in the desert.

範例 We were in a sketchy situation when our car brokedown in the desert.

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3. 定義 (expr.) questionable, strange, uncomfortable, shady, weird
(When you experience something sketchy, you’re not afraid or terrified, but you feel strange and unsure.)

範例 “Dude, we saw this totally sketchy guy last night. We were walking home, and he started following us. We didn’t know what to do, so we went into a restaurant. He waited outside for us for about 10 minutes, then he finally left. It was really weird.”

範例 “Did you see that car that just rode by? I think the people inside were looking at us. It seems a little sketchy. Let’s get out of here.”

範例 “We went to this sketchy club last weekend. It was really dark, and the music was really weird. It was fun, but I was a little scared that something bad was going to happen.”

範例 “Paul’s new haircut makes him look a little sketchy. He doesn’t look normal anymore.”

範例 “I love swimming in the ocean, but those waves look a little sketchy. Maybe we should wait until the water calms down a little bit.”

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zhaleh hoor

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I don’t like going sketchy places.

02:21 PM Jun 29 2013 |

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